A flat-bottomed shallow boat, square at both ends; (now chiefly) spec. a long narrow boat of this kind propelled by means of a long pole thrust against the bed of a waterway, and used on inland waters, esp. as a pleasure boat, as a ferry over short distances, or for fishing.
Speaker: For the- the little rustic boats we had. They were square-ended punts and ah boats of all sorts or- Interviewer: Any thing that would float? Speaker: That um- we had ah- we had a good fun.
|Small flat-bottomed boat|